North Karelian Society for Social Security is 80 years old NGO working on fields of employment, multiculturality, communities and digitalization.
Our work include
1) supporting people in their efforts to get work or education, integration in community, participation in society etc,
2) cooperation of NGOs, eg regional council of NGOs, and various professional networks on our fields, and
3) addressing public bodies from what we hear and see in our work to change policies.
NKSSS is situatued in Joensuu, we reach whole region of Northern Karelia, and nationally our workers also coordinate eg national board of societies for social security, and Finnish federation of multicultural centers. Our development projects include cooperation with higher education or research, usually with UEF or Karelia UAS.